by | May 5, 2019

The following is not a joke… well, not in the sense of someone making up a story so implausible, so ridiculous, so removed from normal human conduct as to be the stuff of farce. Actually, this is a joke, farce…

by | May 3, 2019

In 1954, the United States Senate famously censured its most notorious member — Wisconsin Republican Joe McCarthy. McCarthy had been on the trail of Communists in government — and there were, indeed, some of those — but had finally overstepped…

by | Mar 5, 2019

The War on Catholic Judicial Appointments began in 2017 when Dianne Feinstein used her seat on the Senate Judiciary Committee to go after Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee for a seat on the United States Court of Appeals…

by | Dec 24, 2018

Those of you waiting for things to become a little more statesmanlike, or even coherent, in “the world’s greatest deliberative body” can put your feet up and relax. It’s going to be a while longer. Maybe a lot longer. Two…

by | Dec 6, 2018

At the dawn of the information age, when dumb terminals began appearing on desks and the din of dot matrix printers deafened all and sundry, every enterprise of consequence employed a misanthrope charged with the care and feeding of these…

by | Sep 25, 2018

I think Dr. Ford is blowing smoke and, further, that Judge Kavanaugh is the moral superior of thousands who discount his word and declare him unfit for the Supreme Court. But what do I know? What does Sen. Hirono, for…

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